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A comprehensive, weekly recap of the news and events that define ASD’s work and mission.

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take The threat landscape for disinformation has grown exponentially since 2016, as the tools and techniques of information manipulation become cheaper and more widely accessible, explained Media and Digital Disinformation Fellow Bret Schafer o [...]

2020-01-27T15:33:38-05:00January 27, 2020|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take The rollout of 5G wireless networks will likely be a defining geopolitical dilemma of 2020, but American and European consumers could easily mistake 5G for just another marketing ploy for early adopters—to the detriment of democracies worl [...]

2020-01-06T16:57:28-05:00January 6, 2020|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take Russia wrote the playbook on foreign interference; other governments are now mimicking their tactics, Deputy Director Dave Salvo said in an interview with 91.5 KJZZ Phoenix. It is imperative that platforms and policymakers make the informa [...]

2019-12-16T15:14:10-05:00December 16, 2019|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Announcements At the Alliance for Securing Democracy, we are working to develop comprehensive strategies to defend against, deter, and raise the costs on state actors’ efforts to undermine democracy and democratic institutions. We hope you will con [...]

2019-12-02T16:52:31-05:00December 2, 2019|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take Russia’s strategy in the information space is to create the impression that it is impossible to know who is behind a particular narrative, Director Laura Rosenberger explained in a story about the Russian-backed campaign to frame Ukraine f [...]

2019-11-25T16:47:56-05:00November 25, 2019|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take Foreign adversaries could rely on some voters’ expectation of manipulation to cast doubt on the legitimacy of the democratic process, warned Fellow for Elections Integrity David Levine in Fortune. Elections are just one target of much broa [...]

2019-11-18T13:25:01-05:00November 18, 2019|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Announcement The Alliance for Securing Democracy is proud to partner with Microsoft in bringing together representatives from government, industry and civil society to counter cyber threats to elections and democracy more broadly as part of the Par [...]

2019-11-12T16:09:40-05:00November 12, 2019|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take Although bipartisanship will not be possible in every instance, on the right set of common objectives, Congress has a path forward when it comes to combatting foreign interference, Head of Research and Policy Jessica Brandt argued in Lawfa [...]

2019-11-07T15:25:30-05:00November 4, 2019|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take Beijing is interested in weakening democratic institutions in order to remake them in a way that is advantageous to China, explained Director Laura Rosenberger at the Atlantic Council’s Global Forum on Strategic Communications 2019. China [...]

2019-11-04T15:09:57-05:00October 28, 2019|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Announcements The Alliance for Securing Democracy is hiring: We are looking for a Research Assistant to join our Washington, DC-based team. Click here for more information and to apply. Our Take Structural approaches that facilitate a whole-of-so [...]

2019-10-21T12:30:48-04:00October 21, 2019|By |
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